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Goodbye To All That: Reflections On An Ending Summer and Chicken Pot Pie

 There will be no more chicken pot pie.The summer of things ending–has ended. I know it’s over because the Toronto Film Festival concludes this weekend. From here on in it’s downhill to bleak winter. So as the weekend approaches, I’m

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Chasing Plummer

I’m not certain exactly when I became so fascinated with Christopher Plummer. It may have been as a teenager when I got up at six one morning and drove to Stratford to line up at the Festival Theatre for rush

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Old Geezers Save The World (For Now)

Over the holiday I found myself back in Theatre Eight at the Varsity Cinema in downtown Toronto for the film version of John Le Carré’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.  That theatre was the larger of the two auditoriums that constituted

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